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UDUS management urges defaulters to complete registration

The management of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto has directed returning students who could not complete their registration for the 2022/2023 academic session to visit the university’s Management of Information Systems (MIS) to carry out the exercise. This was contained in a circular released by the management on Monday, 26th June and signed by the Director

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Opeifa, Global Teacher Prize finalist embarks on mission to digitalise education

In a dazzling display of innovation and educational excellence, Olasunkanmi Opeifa, a finalist for the prestigious Global Teacher Prize in 2020, continues to blaze a trail in the field of education. With the generous support of the esteemed Global Teacher Prize winner, Ranjitsinh Disale, Opeifa has embarked on a remarkable journey to equip classrooms with

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Breaking the Myth: Anyone Can Be a “Math Person”

At several instances, there has been a notion that some people are inherently “math people,” possessing natural affinity for mathematics. This belief has led to the development of stereotypes, with some students being labeled as either “mathematically inclined” or “mathematically challenged.” Two quick questions… What are the attributes of a “Math Person”? How does one

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LASU @ 40: All you need to know about Nigeria’s best state university

Lagos State University(LASU), Nigeria’s best and most preferred state university (according to the latest UTME data) recently celebrated 40 years of existence. The anniversary celebrations coincided with its 26th convocation ceremony which recorded 282 graduates who finished with first class honours for the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 academic sessions. At the event, the Speaker of the

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Eid al-Adha: 9 fun ways to enjoy the Festival of Sacrifice

Eid al-Adha, also known as the Festival of Sacrifice, is a joyous occasion celebrated by Muslims around the world. This auspicious festival honours the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God.  As Muslims around the world gather with their family and friends during this festive time,

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Nigerian senator’s scholarship scheme empowers 84 students

A total of 84 out of 481 recipients of the Senator Albert Bassey Scholarship Scheme have been awarded N3.1 million each to cover their second-semester tuition fees and provide them with a stipend for the 2021/2022 academic session. Dr. Unyime Okon, the head of the scholarship team, revealed that the majority of the beneficiaries, comprising

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Numbers are all around us, we cannot do without them – Omojolade, King of Numbers

In the realm of mathematics, there are those who merely navigate the numbers and then there are those who reign over them. Tella Omojolade Michael, popularly known as the “King of Numbers,” is one of the latter. His exceptional numerical abilities have astounded audiences around the world, making him a true game-changer within the field

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Nigerian teen selected as member by US scholars

A Nigerian teenager has been selected as a member by an association of scholars in the United States. The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) in Atlanta, United States, has selected 15-year-old Nigerian, Oyinkansola Ewedemi, as its member. Oyinkansola has had a consistent high GPA throughout her high school. She is a freshman in

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FUOYE ranks 4th most sought-after university

The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB), has listed Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) as the fourth most sought-after university in Nigeria. This was made known through the JAMB registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, while unveiling the top ten most sought-after universities in Nigeria, with FUOYE alongside University of Ilorin (UNILORIN); University of Lagos (UNILAG) and the Lagos

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UNIOSUN advocates for environmental preservation

The Osun State University has urged the Nigerian government to raise awareness about global developments and the environment. This call was made during the third International Sustainable Development Dialogue, titled “Making and Unmaking Africa: Global Developments and Environmental Humanities,” which was organized by the Global Affairs and Sustainable Development Institute (GASDI), UNIOSUN, the African Network

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UDUS: 2 NACJ executives win $1500 grant to write on religious extremism

Two executives of the National Association Of Campus Journalists, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Abdulwasiu Olokooba, President, and his vice, Abdulrasheed Hammad have won a grant of $1500 (USD) to write religious extremism stories for International Center For Journalists (ICFJ). Recall that four UDUS campus journalists, had early June 2023, flew out of Sokoto to Kano

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Akwa Ibom establishes N100m education fund for students with disabilities

The government of Akwa Ibom State has established a N100 million Education Intervention Fund aimed at providing assistance to physically-challenged students from Akwa Ibom and other students facing challenges within the state. Governor Umo Eno made this announcement during a visit by the University of Uyo chapter of the National Association of Students with Disabilities

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7 African countries write NECO examination, says Ugbaja

Students in 7 African countries are writing the senior school certificate examination and the basic education certificate examination conducted by the national examination Council (NECO). Delta State Coordinator of NECO, Princes Nkechi Ugbaja made the disclosure in Asaba during the preliminary coordination worksop for animal husbandry and home economics subjects examinars . She said that

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Casio, SKLD to combat counterfeit products in Nigerian education sector

Casio, a renowned calculator brand, along with its distributing partner SKLD Integrated Services Limited, has urged government bodies, educational institutions, and stakeholders in Nigeria’s education sector to unite in the fight against counterfeit products and to promote authentic calculators. This call to action came during a Casio distributors conference, where the primary objective was to

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